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The beauty of B vitamins

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements 3 Comments

I’ve always associated B vitamins with stress. During difficult times of life, pop a B vit to help you feel better. Now recent research shows just how important and far reaching these vitamins are. One of the main benefits is maintaining cognitive abilities, in particular as we age.  B vitamins can offer remarkable protection The following symptoms could be a …

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The truth about lectins

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 2 Comments

I’d vaguely heard of lectins before I met nutritionist Fleur Borrelli and embarked on The In-Sync Diet but had no idea what they actually were, and I didn’t really care either because lectins just didn’t seem very important. How very wrong I was! Now I know all about them and understand how crucial it is that we understand what they …

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Keep calm and carry on?

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We live in a very stressful world and it would appear to be getting the better of a lot of us. Stress and all its associated conditions – like anxiety and depression – are now in epidemic proportions. To understand why, we need to look at what stress is and its evolutionary purpose. Put simply, stress is the body’s reaction …

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Tame your tummy

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a mystery as well as a misery. It’s often diagnosed when no other cause for symptoms can be found. In other words, it’s a diagnosis of exclusion, for which all other possible causes of symptoms have been ruled out. The symptoms of IBS are varied and numerous They can include bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, backache, abdominal …

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Fast health

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 1 Comment

Fasting has been practised for thousands of years – sometimes for religious reasons, sometimes as a result of famine and sometimes by choice. And it turns out that, whatever the reason for going on a fast, it is hugely beneficial to health, reducing obesity and even reversing conditions such as type 2 diabetes. If only fasting wasn’t so gruelling to …

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Get In-Sync for summer

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition, Health 1 Comment

After the huge success of our book, The In-Sync Diet, nutritionist Fleur Borelli and I have turned it into an online plan. Going online means we were able to create videos to explain each of the 6 steps of the diet, as well as do videos of the exercises and even one of our guided meditation. And so the The …

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Why The In-Sync Diet?

Glynis Barber Diet & Nutrition 2 Comments

There are a lot of diets out there and it’s all a bit confusing isn’t it? Is fat good or is it going to give you a heart attack? Should you eat low carb, high carb or high protein? Should you eat three meals a day with healthy snacks in-between to keep blood sugar levels stable? Well, the facts may …

Use gratitude to make you happier

Glynis Barber Health, Stress Management 2 Comments

I heard recently that one of the best things you can do before you go to sleep, is to think of 3 things that you’re grateful for. This simple task apparently calms down the nervous system, reduces stress and sets the brain into a positive mindset before sleep making it more regenerative. That’s rather impressive don’t you think? Here I …

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How to combat hairloss in women

Glynis Barber Beauty, Hair 4 Comments

The legendary Philip Kingsley (he coined the phrase “bad hair day”) founded his world renowned hair clinic and treated everyone from Audrey Hepburn to the regular man in the street. And he was loved by them all. Now his daughter Anabel is following in his footsteps and has become a trichologist herself. Here she gives us some valuable insight into …